Zavoj

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Zavoj
Завој
Village
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Zavoj
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: Coordinates: 41°11′00″N20°55′00″E / 41.183333°N 20.916667°E / 41.183333; 20.916667
Country Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia
Region Logo of Southwestern Region, North Macedonia.svg Southwestern
Municipality Coat of arms of Ohrid Municipality.svg Ohrid
Population
 (2002)
  Total12
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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Zavoj (Macedonian : Завој) is a village in the municipality of Ohrid, North Macedonia. It used to be part of the former municipality of Kosel.

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A small village, there are no shops or schools in Zavoj. There are about a hundred houses and it houses a church of Sv. Bogorodica (The Holy Mother of God) where thousands gather to the village to celebrate the Holy Day on 28 August every year.

Demographics

In the Ethnography of the Provinces of Adrianople, Monastir and Thessaloniki , published in Constantinople in 1878, Zavoj is listed as a village with 60 households and 170 Bulgarian inhabitants. [1]

According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 12 inhabitants. [2] Ethnic groups in the village include: [2]

Tribes in Zavoj

Founders: Cvetanovci (9 houses), Krstanovci (8 houses) and Tasevci (6 houses), all three tribes come from Old Zavoj [3]

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References

  1. Macedonia and Edirne: Population Statistics from 1873. Sofia, Macedonian Scientific Institute - Sofia, Macedonian Library № 33, 1995. ISBN 954-8187-21-3 . pp. 104-105.
  2. 1 2 Macedonian Census (2002), Book 5 - Total population according to the Ethnic Affiliation, Mother Tongue and Religion, The State Statistical Office, Skopje, 2002, p. 117.
  3. Trifunoski, Jovan F. (1992). Ohrid-Struga area  : anthropogeographical studies . Belgrade: Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. ISBN 8670251582. OCLC 27418468